Chelsea soccer membership proprietor and Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich has accepted a request from Ukraine to assist in the nation’s peace talks with Russia, ESPN reported Monday morning through Reuters.
“I can verify Roman Abramovich was contacted by the Ukrainian facet for help in reaching a peaceable decision, and that he has been attempting to assist ever since,” a spokesperson for Abramovich stated.
“Contemplating what’s at stake, we might ask for understanding as to why now we have not commented on both the state of affairs as such or his involvement.”
Abramovich was contacted by the Ukrainian authorities to assist in the talks, ESPN stated.
Information of Abramovich’s involvement within the talks comes shortly after he stepped down from his publish with Chelsea, which was preceded by hypothesis he can be kicked out of the U.Okay. for his connections to Vladimir Putin and the Russian authorities. Abramovich served as governor of Chukotka, a area within the Russian Far East, beneath Putin’s rule.